Next year, on the other hand, is shaping up to be just as jam-packed with releases as 2021.
It’s been just over a year since Xbox’s next-generation console was officially released. Xbox gamers have had some fantastic releases in 2021, ranging from new IPs like Outriders to beloved series instalments like Resident Evil: Village and Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla.
These are the best Xbox Series S/X games coming in 2022.
The latest installment in Ubisoft’s Rainbow Six series is set to release in January 2022 and will use some of the same operators as its predecessors. This new title will focus on fighting a common zombie-like enemy called the Archaens. The game will include 12 custom-designed maps and 18 Rainbow Six operators to play solo or in co-op.
Rainbow Six: Extraction
Rainbow Six: Extraction is set for release on Jan. 20, 2022.
Dying Light 2
Dying Light 2 is the awaited sequel to Techland’s 2015 Dying Light. Set to release in early 2022, Dying Light 2 is a survival horror game set in a post-apocalyptic zombie world. The game narrative will feature protagonist Aiden Caldwell and will introduce some new gameplay mechanics, weapons and gadgets, and parkour skills that allow players to leap off buildings to get across the city faster.
Dying Light 2 is set to be released on Feb. 4, 2022. Elden Ring
Elden Ring is one of the most hyped game announcements of this year. Set to release in early 2022, this action RPG developed by FromSoftware is a collaboration between game director Hidetaka Miyazaki and author George R.R. Martin, author of the fantasy novels that inspired Game of Thrones. Elden Ring takes place in an area called the Lands Between and features similar elements and gameplay mechanics as its predecessors in the Souls series. The game focuses heavily on combat and exploration in an open-world map that includes six different areas with castles, catacombs, and fortresses to explore.
Elden Ring is set to be released on Feb. 25, 2022. GTA V, GTA Online
GTA V and GTA Online will finally be coming to Xbox Series S/X in 2022. The game will be released as a remastered version, with technical and graphical improvements across most elements of the game. GTA V is the seventh main title in the Grand Theft Auto series and was released in 2013 alongside GTA Online. The game is set in the fictional state of San Andreas and is known for its vast open-world, which lets players roam the city freely and control a customizable character to become a powerful criminal.
GTA V will be coming to Xbox Series S/X in March 2022. Redfall